Previous Winners

Winners of the Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award

1988 Banks, Lynn Reid Indian in the Cupboard

1989 Wright, Betty Ren Dollhouse Murders

1990 Hahn, Mary Downing Wait Til Helen Comes:  A Ghost Story 

1991 Dahl, Roald Matilda

1992 Lowry, Lois Number the Stars

1993 Spinelli, Jerry Maniac Magee

1994 Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds Shiloh

1995 Cooney, Caroline Flight #116 is Down

1996 Lowry, Lois The Giver

1997 Robinson, Barbara The Best School Year Ever

1998 Park, Barbara Mick Harte Was Here

1999 Clements, Andrew Frindle

2000 Levine, Gail Carson Ella Enchanted

2001 Rowling, J.K Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2002 Sachar, Louis Holes

2003 Anderson, Laurie Halse Fever, 1793

2004 Horowitz, Anthony Stormbreaker

2005 Hiaasen, Carl Hoot

2006 Paolini, Christopher Eragon

2007 Weeks, Sarah So B. It

2008 Sonnenblick, Jordan Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie

2009 Riordan, Rick The Lightning Thief

2010 Hahn, Mary Downing All the Lovely Bad Ones   

2011 Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games   

2012 Cody, Matthew Powerless   

2013 Telgemeier, Raina Smile   

2014 Palacio, R. J. Wonder   

20105 Lu, Marie Legend   

2016 Evans, Richard Paul Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25    

2017 Alexander, Kwame The Crossover

2018 Nielsen, Jennifer A. A Night Divided

2019 Reynolds, Jason Ghost

2020 Gratz, Alan Refugee

2021 Yang, Kelly Front Desk